Tag Archives: Genre

Prometheus is a mid-level version of what it is

HollywoodNews.com: Come what may, Prometheus is a mid-level version of what it is. By that, I mean it is, in the end, a somewhat generic Alien/The Thing-type horror film. It is mostly science-fiction only in that it takes place in the future and involves inter-stellar travel. Its[...]

“Chronicle” is a compelling character drama, a visual dazzler

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: I’ve written a lot over the last couple years about how, if superhero films are going to survive, they are going to have to be able to be about something other than the generic tropes of superhero comic book adventures. Captain America excelled because it was[...]